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This year, the world’s four most valuable companies — Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Alphabet — all signalled a new or renewed push into gaming. The tech giants all want a bigger share of what market researcher NewZoo says is a $US152 billion gaming market, currently growing at 9.6 per cent

Even as YouTube’s recommendation algorithm was rolled out with great fanfare, the fuse was already burning. A project of The Google Brain and designed to optimise engagement, it did something unforeseen — and potentially dangerous. Today, we are all living with the consequences. As Zeynep Tufekci, an associate professor at

SAP chief Bill McDermott is stepping down as CEO after a decade leading the German technology  giant.  He will be replaced by board members Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein who have been named co-CEOs, effective immediately, in-line with the company’s succession plan.  The news was announced alongside the company’s Q3

The proportion of citizens engaged in local decision-making will grow, with the majority of interactions with local councils taking place through self-service technology. This is a key finding of new research undertaken by Civica and the Institute for Public Policy and Governance at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) entitled Community

An Adelaide-based contact centre employing 45 people that uses new digital technology has been unveiled by Telstra as part of a series of improvements to Australia’s Triple Zero service. Register Here: Melbourne Breakfast Event – How Trust Helps Brand Build Better Customer Experiences The new 20 seat, 24-hour Adelaide centre

Companies that are undergoing digital transformation can earn consumer trust by getting the basics right, every single time, over the long haul according to Aarron Spinley, strategy director XM acceleration, SAP. Last week, Which-50 hosted a webinar with Camilla Cooke – Co-Founder & CMO, Xinja, Luke Shaw – Head of

Large IT players are making more moves in the cybersecurity market, but McAfee CEO Chris Young expects to see proliferation, rather than consolidation, of security vendors.   Last month VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger shared his vision for the cybersecurity market — shortly after the company announced it was buying security vendor

In tech, there is a constant stream of trends, big ideas and buzzwords that drive interest and, in some cases, waves of growth. It is easy to tell when it is happening—when  many vendors adopt it. We now see “marketing clouds” and “sales clouds” everywhere. A few years back everything

The Australian government, along with the US and UK, will ask Facebook to not proceed with its planned introduction of end to end encryption across its messaging services, arguing it poses a threat to public safety and will be exploited by child abusers. An open letter to Facebook CEO Mark

A new initiative from the Victorian state government aims to build a stronger pipeline of technology capabilities with a $200k investment to support and expand the Microsoft Traineeship Program to Victoria. The announcement was made by Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights